Imperial College London

Professor Mitch Blair

Faculty of MedicineSchool of Public Health

Professor of Paediatrics & Child Public Health



+44 (0)20 8869 3881m.blair Website




River Island Academic Centre for Paediatrics and Child HealthNorthwick ParkNorthwick Park and St Marks Site





Mitch Blair is Professor of Paediatrics and Child Public Health and Undergraduate Course lead for Paediatrics and Child Health in the Division of Paediatrics since 2005. Professor Blair is a consultant paediatrician and specialist in child public health working from Northwick Park Hospital in Harrow. He has a background in medical education, epidemiology and health services research. His primary research interests are in preventive child health programmes, child health indicators and international child health services research. He is currently Principal Investigator of a €7 million EU Horizon 2020 project, MOCHA, which is exploring which models of primary care provide the best health outcomes for Europe's children. He also co-leads the early years theme of the Northwest London CLAHRC together with Professor John Warner.



Rigby MJ, Chronaki CE, Deshpande SS, et al., 2019, European Union initiatives in child immunization-the need for child centricity, e-health and holistic delivery., European Journal of Public Health, ISSN:1101-1262

Lee C, Tanna N, Blair M, et al., 2019, Getting underneath the skin: A community engagement event for optimal vitamin D status in an 'easily overlooked' group, Health Expectations, ISSN:1369-6513

Blair M, Wortley E, McGuff K, 2019, Placing education at the centre of the outpatient clinic improves learning and experiences for everyone using the multilevel attainment of learning, teaching and support (MALTS) approach, Archives of Disease in Childhood - Education & Practice Edition, ISSN:1743-0585

Hoang U, James AC, Liyanage H, et al., 2019, Determinants of inter-practice variation in ADHD diagnosis and stimulant prescribing: Cross-sectional database study of a national surveillance network, Bmj Evidence-based Medicine, Vol:24, ISSN:2515-446X, Pages:155-161

Rigby M, Deshpande S, Blair M, 2019, Another blow to credibility in published data sources., Lancet, Vol:394, Pages:26-27

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